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08.02.2012

FALDO, FEHERTY, McMANUS ON CBS SPORTS PGA CHAMPIONSHIP CONFERENCE CALL MONDAY, AUGUST 6 - 11:00 AM, ET

  *** CONFERENCE CALL ADVISORY *** 

2012 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP ON CBS SPORTS

 Golf’s Final Major of the Year

MONDAY, AUGUST 6 @ 11:00 AM, ET – 8:00 AM, PT 

DIAL: (719) 325-2426

           Sean McManus, Chairman, CBS Sports; lead golf analyst and six-time major championship winner Sir Nick Faldo; on-course reporter David Feherty; Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, Harold Bryant; and Coordinating Producer of Golf, Lance Barrow, will be available on a conference call to discuss the 2012 PGA Championship on CBS Sports.

            Faldo and Feherty were teammates on the 1991 European Ryder Cup team at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island.  After 28 matches and numerous lead changes, it came down to a six-foot putt. The United States team won 14 ½ to 13 ½ points when Bernhard Langer missed a six-foot putt on the 18th hole of the final match with Hale Irwin.  The U.S. reclaimed the Ryder Cup that it had surrendered in 1985.         

            For the 22nd consecutive year CBS Sports will be on-hand with live 18-hole coverage of the 2012 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP on Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday, Aug. 12 (2:00-7:00 PM, ET, both days), from The Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, S.C.  CBS Sports will broadcast highlights of early-round action with Bill Macatee and David Feherty immediately following the LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on Thursday, Aug. 9 and Friday, Aug. 10 (12:35-1:07 PM, ET; both days). 

 

Replay Number -- (719) 457-0820

Code - 9144759 


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CBS SPORTS BROADCASTS SEASON’S FINAL MAJOR -- THE 94th PGA CHAMPIONSHIP

     FOR 22nd CONSECUTIVE YEAR FROM KIAWAH ISLAND ON AUGUST 9-12

Late Night Highlights of First Two Rounds Broadcast on

Thursday, August 9 and Friday, August 10 on The CBS Television Network

        For the 22nd consecutive year CBS Sports will be on-hand this August with live 18-hole coverage of the 94th PGA Championship contested at The Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, S.C.  Keegan Bradley will defend his title at the season’s final major against the strongest field in golf. Last summer, Bradley became only the third rookie in nearly 100 years to win one of golf’s four majors.

       Jim Nantz, three-time Emmy Award winner and five-time National Sportscaster of the Year, will serve as anchor of CBS Sports’ 2012 PGA Championship golf coverage. Sir Nick Faldo, winner of six major championships and more than 40 tournaments worldwide, will serve as lead analyst.  Ian Baker-Finch will call the action at the 17th hole, Gary McCord at the 16th hole, Peter Oosterhuis at the 15th  hole, Verne Lundquist at the 14th hole and Bill Macatee at the 13th hole.  David Feherty and Peter Kostis will serve as on-course reporters.   

       Lance Barrow, Coordinating Producer, Golf, will produce along with David WinnerJim Rikhoff will serve as videotape producer. Steve Milton and Bob Matina will direct.  Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports. Rob Correa is Executive Vice President, Programming, CBS Sports. Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports.

       CBS Sports’ cameras will capture the action at all 18 holes of The Ocean Course with live coverage of the third and final rounds on Saturday, Aug. 11 and Sunday, Aug. 12 (2:00-7:00 PM, ET; both days). In addition, CBS Sports will broadcast highlights of early-round action with Macatee and Feherty immediately following the LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN on Thursday, Aug. 9 and Friday, Aug. 10 (12:35-1:05 AM, ET/PT; both nights).  Bob Mansbach will produce the highlight shows.  Chris Svendsen will direct.

        Since 1994, the PGA Championship has led all major championships with the most world-ranked players. Last year’s PGA Championship at Atlantic Athletic Club featured 98 of the top 100 world-ranked players. In addition, the 2011 PGA Championship featured a Championship-record 73 international players representing 22 countries, the most international players to compete in a PGA Championship and the most for any U.S-based major. 

 

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Press:

Robin Brendle
212-975-1533
rlbrendle@cbs.com